Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of
Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.
A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional
communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship,
respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is
- One LSC
- Student Focused
- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
- Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is
designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in
creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding
of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact
on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in eight areas:
Professional Development; Mission & Pride;
Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior
Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance;
Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-Kingwood
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer
and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester.
LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution
by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in
the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.
LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce
Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.
Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community
college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston,
has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse
group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of
students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling
individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique
programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental
Location address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The PT Counselor specializes in counseling for career exploration
and planning and assistance with job search skills. Will also be
responsible for academic counseling and advising. Assists other
areas of focus in Counseling, Career and Disability Services,
including personal counseling, serving students with special needs,
retention and outreach programming. Contributes to the educational
environment of the college by teaching and providing support for
classroom learning career related workshops and
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Provides career, academic and personal counseling as well as
information and assessment services to support student learning,
development and attainment of career goals for new and continuing
students and community members
- Leads continued development of effective career/occupational
assessment, exploration, planning and job search skills
- Works with employment coordinators on job fairs, employer
development and job development
- Develops and maintains professional relationships with
students, colleagues and the community
- Develops and presents academic support and career seminars and
workshops based on student population and faculty needs
- Provides crisis/short term counseling
- Provides career related services for the retention of at-risk
students including the socially and economically disadvantaged, the
academically underprepared, nontraditional and returning
- Serves as a community resources person for career planning and
represents the college to outside groups when requested
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Demonstrated skill and knowledge in career, personal and/or
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy of LSC
The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to
do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending;
carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or
driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to
perform the work.
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
- Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a
Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general
- Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to
carry out the functions of the position
- Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal
exposure to safety hazards
- Must have and maintain the appropriate State licensure to be
recognized as a mental health counseling practitioner in the State
of Texas. Examples include, but are not limited to, a Licensed
Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed
Professional Counselor-Associate (LPC-A), Licensed Marriage Family
Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Associate
(LMFT-A), or Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Ph.D. or Psy.D.).
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Hourly Pay Rate is $25.32
Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part
of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work
environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver,
participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.
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How to Apply
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY
We will not accept application material received via fax, email,
mail, or hand delivered.
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are
subject to a criminal background check.